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    Question Please paraphrase

    Please paraphrase the following sentences.

    1- Whatever God had in mind for her, the agenda had certainly changed, and that much was almost a relief.

    2- It was one of those days when a person could reflect on the multiple millions of people crowded into Southern California and say, I get it.

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    Re: Please paraphrase

    Welcome to the forum.

    Why do you want these sentences paraphrased?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Please paraphrase

    Thank you
    I am translating a book (from English to Persian) and sometimes I need to ask for help with those sentences of the book which are ambiguous for me.
    I'd be very grateful if you and other guys here could give me help

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    Re: Please paraphrase

    Quote Originally Posted by ida2 View Post
    Please paraphrase the following sentences.

    It's hard to paraphrase without knowing the context. Here's the best I could do:


    1- Whatever God had in mind for her, the agenda had certainly changed, and that much was almost a relief.

    In a way, it was good news. Though it wasn't good, there was something to be glad about.

    2- It was one of those days when a person could reflect on the multiple millions of people crowded into Southern California and say, “I get it.”

    Southern California is a huge sprawl of people. Some visitors are appalled. This was a day when the writer could appreciate that crowded environment.
    Do those make sense?
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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    Re: Please paraphrase

    Thank you
    you're right; without knowing the context, paraphrasing is hard. however, you gave me a clue for each sentence. thanks a lot.

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